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impacted by the sandy high school elementary school shooting. >>> no delays on 695, we are dealing with freezing rain and sleet across the region. a live look in wood lawn where the winter weather arrived. i will let you know how this weather will affect your commute, coming up on good morning maryland. a young girl's desk will be emptied this morning. >> the 10-year-old girl was killed during a house fire. this is the damage left behind, windows blown out , the siding is black , there is a notice of condemnation. the fire broke out saturday night on hayward in dundalk. firefighters say the victim whose friend was inside the home with her mother, grand father and five children when the fire happened. >> everybody was just sitting there. i was hoping she would be okay, they said she was asleep while this was happening. she died. her family is inside the hospital. >> my friend was a nice girl. i miss her. >> investigators say raven died from smoke inhalation and burns. 7 other people who lived in the house made it out. they are expected to be okay. officials still aren't sure whether
want to state we're not here trying to undermine funding for sandy, needed for sandy. some of the things the house did i think are legitimate in terms of saying let's set aside unrelated matters. it doesn't mean we cast them into the dust bin never to be seen again. it simply means let's let those that are not emergency situations be more carefully examined in terms of whether we need that. and if someone does come to the floor, as senator lee is going to do, is my understanding, and offers a potential offset, let's at least look at that possibility. the debt clock is ticking and ticking ever faster. and it is destroying the hopes and dreams of future generations. and i think we have a moral responsibility to at least be as conscious and effective with dealing with the taxpayers' dollars in terms of how they're spent, whether it's an emergency supplemental related to a disaster or whether it's just a normal appropriation that comes along every year through our appropriations process. we haven't exercised that kind of discipline, and our country is going to pay a very seriou
. becky, don't slam the door. ( door slams ) ( groans ): thanks. rebecca: sandy. hey, girl, you just made it. is everything o.k.? yeah, i was up late last night. with matt? no, with this. look. what is it? it's a brochure from the boston school of music. i sent my application in this morning. good for you. this place looks expensive. it is. but it'll be worth it if i get accepted. and if you don't get in? i've got my backup schools. maybe i'll get into one of them. how many colleges are you applying to? four. four? why so many? that's a lot of work. and a lot of money just to apply. but i've been dreaming of this for a long time. your dreams are so big... exciting. i mean, my dreams are real simple-- get married, have a family, stuff like that. i don't know, i can't explain it. i just want to know everything i can about music. i'll get my degree and make something of myself. well, when you become a big star, and you get your first hit song, don't forget your friends here at the factory. ( both laugh ) me? forget? never. i'll even send you a free copy. oh, you're all heart. man ( on televi
of two victims from the tragic sandy hook elementary shooting showing two very different views. >> the problem is not gun laws. the problem is a lack of civility. >> reporter: his son james died in the attack questions whether new gun laws will make a difference. and saying accountability andp coarsement are the key. >> and we should hold people individually accountable for their actions and we should enforce laws appropriately and we're not. >> reporter: he brought a photo of his son, the six-year-old judgesy lewis, another victim at sandy hook elementary. >> and he was my son, my best buddy and best friend. >> reporter: he pointed to more restrictions, likeout outlawing high-capacity clips and improved gun safety. >> and i know both sides need to work together to pass regulations working for everybody. >> reporter: the topic tackled by the white house, top police officials from communities affected by recent mass shootings, including the newtown meeting with president obama. >> if law enforcement officials who were dealing with this stuff every single day can come to some bak
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, the senate is to vote on a $51 billion package to help victims of .uperstorm sandy lawmakers are expected to approve the measure. they send it to the president next week. billouse passed the .arlier this month president obama said he will sign the bill. >> civil rights groups and other todayzations plan to call president obama and congress. to act onthem immigration reform this year. it comes as president obama to nevada tomorrow to discuss his plans on immigration reform. today, groups and senators are expected to announce the plan a pathway toeate 11 million for the immigrants already in the united states. it is 5:18 right now. onm caskey joining us here set. laptop here.e i am looking at things closely. we have observations -- i am seeing a little bit of everything. the washington area. -- us break it down for the live superh a doppler seven radar. tome, dark blue, pink , -- usually the white indicates no. pink is mixed precipitation. -- indicates snow. pink is mixed precipitation. fredericksburg reporting light snow. at reagan national. martinsburg and hagerstown reporting freezing ra
bill to assist americans harmed by superstorm sandy. the house recently approved the bill, and president obama has promied to sign. lawmakers from the northeast contend the money is urgently needed, especially in new jersey, new york and connecticut. conservative republicans say the relief package will only add to the nation's debt unless it's off- set with spending cuts. several of president obama's 2012 recess appointments are being ruled "invalid." a federal appeals court unanimously ruled that the president's appointments to the national labor relations board last year were unconstitutional. senate republicans filed the case against the president, arguing that the appointments were made while the senate was in pro-forma session and not in recess. the obama administration is expected to appeal. a fresh audit of apple's supply chain reveals continuing labor problems. apple has conducted nearly 400 audits of its suppliers, including foxconn. investigations revealed cases of underage workers, discrimination and low wages. the company says it is cracking down on its most ch
in place emergency laws. a sign of strength or weakness? new jersey, hammered by hurricane sandy, we are back to discover how little progress there has been. >> it is hard to find the words to describe the destruction they see around me. this house is at an angle that is almost comic. >> i guess it is a case of a top toyota? >> 9.8 million vehicles, that is how much they sold last year, enough to regain the top spot in the world. given the massive chinese consumer boycott, how did they manage to dethrone general motors? >> it is 12:00 noon in london, 2:00 p.m. in cairo, 10:00 in the morning in santa maria, where families of those who died in the nightclub fire have begun the grim business of the identifying the bodies of their loved ones. an investigation has started, but there is a suspicion that the fire may have begun when a rock band let off the fireworks. raising troubling questions for the authorities, not least of which is a if the safety is fit for the country set to host the world cup and the olympics in a few years. >> some of the best and brightest of brazil, science stude
them off with your purple pride. >> months since sandy wreaked havoc on the east coast. >>> from the snow to the ice, it could be a treacherous commute to start your week. we are working for you, ahead of the storms and the possibility of freezing rain on this monday, january 28th, good morning, i'm charley crowson. >>> i'm megan pringle. hope you had a great weekend, we are off to a bit of a rocky start. >> snow throughout the weekend, we will have a chance of ice. lynette charles is standing by with the latest on this. >> we see a little bit of everything out there. with that, we have a winter weather advisory and you can see it for the areas in the blue color, this is in effect until lunchtime, this is going to impact your travel. take it easy on the roadways for example you can wait a little bit, that would be good news as well. the most powerful radar is a mess of colors this morning. we can see what is going on. let me zoom in. with the radar, you can basically see what going on in the blues, we have dundalk, sparrows point, we are dealing with snow across the area this mor
today on a multibillion dollar relief package for hurricane sandy, but will republicans sand bag disaster aid in the name of fiscal purity? we will look into the eye of the gop storm just ahead. ♪ i'd like to thank eating right, whole grain, multigrain cheerios! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multigrain cheerios i worked a patrol unit for 17 years in the city of baltimore. when i first started experiencing the pain, it's hard to describe because you have a numbness but yet you have the pain like thousands of needles sticking in your foot. it was progressively getting worse, and at that point, i knew i had to do something. when i went back to my health care professional, that's when she suggested the lyrica. once i started taking the lyrica, the pain started subsiding. [ male announcer ] it's known that diabetes damages nerves. lyrica is fda approved to treat diabetic nerve pain. lyrica is not for everyone. it may cause serious allergic reactions or suicidal thoughts or actions. tell your
is facing much promise and uncertainty. the economy, hurricane sandy and the tragedy in nowtown. america is looking for answers and hope and tony robbins is one of the best guys i could think of to give us booet of those things. now he has a message for you and america. he brought rather special guests for him. i can't think of a better guy really to have here. i get the feeling it's a really overriding feeling that america is hurting right now. america feels vulnerable, fearful, and you see this because of the gun crisis. >> yes. >> you see this because of the financial crisis. there's just a crisis of confidence generally amongst americans. do you feel that? and what is the answer? >> there's no single answer. you're not going to change the world overnight, but you can change yourself. i think the biggest challenge that we face is we're not just missing our confidence because we're out of control, we're missing our confidence because we need to retool. the world has changed. most people say you have to deal with change. change is automatic. progress is not. if you're going to make prog
. we'll tell you what he's accused of doing. >>> ahead, the victims of superb san -- superstorm sandy -- >>> we'll tell you the >>> that is the sound of cold rain falling in leesburg, virginia right now. it is freezing on some tree limbs and power lines because of the temperature. luckily right now, some of the areas above freezing, but we could see a messy morning commute. >> the black ice will sneak up on you. you never know if there's a spot not so great. take easy. lots of delays today. hopefully that won't be the case for a lot of folks. let's check in with tom kierein. weather and traffic on the 1s. >> it's the elevated surfaces. even though rain is falling, it's freezing up on tree limbs, power lines, the bridges and lamb f ramps, over passes. maybe your sidewalk and front step may be getting icy. in northern montgomery county, panhandle of west virginia. all the areas in pink getting the rain freezing up on elevated surfaces. where you see the green, it's generally above freezing. that includes the district of columbia and areas in the nearby suburbs. much of northern montgome
children and six adults were killed at sandy hook elementary school. the president says that he and the vice president are gathering with top law enforcement officials from major cities to hear their views and ideas on how to curb gun violence. >> president obama will travel to las vegas to unveil the plan for immigration reform. today, a bipartisan group of senators will lay out their version. the plan to be announced in half an hour including a path to citizenship if millions of illegal immigrants already in the country covering board security and guest workers. the new plan could face a big hurdle in the house which is dominated by conservative republicans who have shown little interest in easing immigration laws. >> now in san francisco, u.s. supreme court justice sotomayor is getting ready to address a big crowd. she will be at van ness today to discuss her new best-selling memoir. the book recounts her life from a bronx housing project to the federal bench, sotomayor made history becoming the first hispanic and third woman appointed to the my court. premium seats for the e
? yes criminals by definition break the law. what we experienced in sandy hook, did they break the law? of course they broke the law. these 500 individuals who were killed in chicago, they're breaking the law. is one more law, i don't care if you named it james' law, i don't want it. >> megyn: wow. the first we've heard from one of the newtown parents with an opinion like that, we've seen parents come out in favor of gun control, but this is a new and different voice in the chorus. the hearing in hartford is still going on and we're monitoring it and we're going to run mark matoli's remarks as least at this point. and the one saying he thinks it's badly lacking in america today and how it can help prevent future incidents like sandy hook. we're going to run that for you at 1:30 and we're going to have a fair and balanced debate where this goes from here after you listen to mark matioli upcoming. a story in milwaukee also getting attention today as a sheriff there says calling 911 is no longer your best option and he's urging folks in his county to learn how to handle a firearm. coming
that the pit be removed >> thank you. my name is sandy for the record i live at 855 delmar on the east side of the sponsors property. i concur with whatever pat said and the only addition i would ask that the stairs - the serve stares not the other stares just the service stairs. good afternoon i'm nancy. we have tried at wants to talk with our neighbors to tell them what our concerns is their architect come over and talked with us. he thought we had some reasonable requests but they are not met. and i do very much carry about my light and air so i am very concerned about this project but it they would, in fact, scale it back a bit i would be fine with the project. thank you >> thank you. project sponsor you have 5 minutes. >> the dictate ration for posting. members of the commission this is a project that have gone before this commission. it has also been before the appeal board. the only reason why this is coming back before you as a new permit because they also took to the board of supervisors on the basis that the design at that time, is not okay for a historic building because this i
politeness that i am still scheerer. [laughter] i sort of feel like the rest of the sandy koufax pitching staff. [laughter] but i did have the privilege to know jack well over several perspectives. i started even more green with the land the constitution when i was 21 years old, 1969. jack, he started when he was 23 years old, 1952. the dates are interesting the book is called the evolution of a southern reporter" evolution is the important part. jack was 23 years old. at 29 he won the pulitzer prize. and in 75 went to the "l.a. times." 1970 went to washington. young man. 65. 65, 70. he was a young man. he accomplished those wonderful stories but when i arrived he was still in into and still based their budget traveling all over with the movement at the time. those were not racially based. and this i learned from the book frankly the last door a jack covered for the constitution was in little rock when eisenhower in the federal troops and their desegregating central high school. as jean patterson said at the memorial service coverage jack was never deceived have a shot -- the same after t
. the victims of hurricane sandy see more. the damage the hurricane left behind. [ male announcer ] with over 50 delicious choices of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant >> well tomorrow bacome back. 16 minutes after the hour. a manhunt for this prisoner rocky martez. he walked out of a jail no one knew he was gone for five days. he switched id's with another inmate who was about to be released. he pulled the same stunt last may escaping from an arizona prison. the super storm sandy victims ripping fema's rapid repairs program for their shoddy work. boiler rooms pipes leaving them with dangerous situations with more repairs to do later. >>> the husband and brother of a new york city woman missing in turkey are expected to arrive in istanbul to try to find her. they had been vacationing alone in the country since january 7th. she was supposed to leave for the u.s. last week but never showed up for her flight home. >> you can't sleep. you wake up scared. you wake up nervous. you wake up with a lot of anxiety. it's re
. there will be public hearings and issues related to the mass shootings at sandy hook elementary school. school safety, gun control, and mental health. the senate is expected to vote on it disaster package for the victims of hurricane sandy. the storm hit late in october. bill was passed last week. immigration reform will come front and center in washington this week. president obama travels to las vegas to lay out his vision for reform tomorrow. >> the commercials for the super bowl are often as entertaining as the game itself. >> what are you doing? >> using night-vision goggles. >> who is going to take your wheat thins? >> i do not know. can you get the light? se ads are so much fun. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning. watch out if you pay for something using your credit card. merchants can charge up to 4% surcharge on each transaction. the change is part of a settlement of a class-action suit brought by the emergence. you can use a debit card to avoid this fee. some people who are laid on payments will be eligible for a deal that allows them to walk away from their mortga
the senate has passed the $50.5 billion superstorm sandy bill. we have talked a lot about it. the house approved the bill in two weeks and then the measure will go to president obama for his signature. the senate has passed the superstorm sandy bill almost three months to the day since the storm devastated east coast. i don't believe they got a bit of the pork out of that thing. onto other topics, would you pay more green at the product was red white and blue? more shoppers are saying that they're willing to pay more for a product made in the u.s. andrew pierce is president of this product marketing consulting company. welcome to the show. as the real deal? i know what matters to americans. my mother tells me all the time how she will buy a product. but i don't get the impression that it matters to others. >> is a growing trend. more american companies are really trying to help differentiate them. gerri: can you tell companies what they do but they will get enact. >> is hard to measure, but i think over time we are starting to see consumers opening their wallets and pay more for america
of sandy. >>> the husband and brother of a new york woman who's been missing in turkey are in en route to find her. a 33-year-old more of two was traveling alone to fulfill her photography dream. her passport and medical documents were found in her istanbul hotel room. they created this website dedicated to tracking her down. >>> argo winning the top prize at the screen actors guild awards. other big winners jennifer lawrence as best actress. and daniel day-lewis for his portrayal of america's 16th president in "lincoln." >> it occurred to me that it was an actor that murdered abraham lincoln. and therefore somehow it's only fitting every now and then an actor tries to bring him back to life again. >> on the television side the stars of 30 rock alec baldwin and tina fey winning for best actor and best actress in a comedy series. >> you have to see this video of a little boy being rescued from a flooded pickup truck. the story behind this video coming up right after a real quick break. clear, huh? i'm not juice or fancy water. i've got nine grams of protein. that's three times more than
. that was the scene in hartford, connecticut, where the parents of children killed at sandy hook elementary testified boofer an audience that wasn't always friendly. neil heslin talked about the loss of his 6-year-old son jesse who was shot and killed while urging his classmates to run. in washington the president and vice president met at the white house with law enforcement officials from towns that have been scarred by gun violence. let's bring in steve kornacki, my colleague here at msnbc, and democratic strategist julian epstein. i want to put this question to both of you if i can. steve, these gun lobbyists are fairly aggressive. they dragged the president's children into the debate with that scurrilous advert but heckling the father of a child who was lost? can you explain that to me? >> if you look at the outpouring of grief for these families, one thing that's separated the aftermath of newtown is this story has stayed in the news. it stayed in the news a lot longer than other shootings and it's kept gun control in the news a lot longer which has created this political opening. when you look
billion in aid for victims of hurricane sandy which hit the northeast over three months ago. >>> the pentagon is about to expand its cyber-security force five-fold to meet increasing threats against the nation's computer networks. the expansion would add 4,000 people to a unit that only has 900 employees now. >>> two oil barges hit a railroad bridge on the mississippi river near vicksburg and began leading crude oil. the coast guard says a leaking tank filled with 80,000 gallons of crude has been contained. >>> back in 1999, the colorado grand jury looking into the death of jonbenet ramsey voted to indict her parents on charges of child abuse resulting in death. but the court said there was not enough evidence in the case. >>> president obama is a football fan that thinks the game will have to change because of the danger from the violent hits involved. the president told the new republic it will be better for the players. especially those still in college. >>> casey anthony has filed for bankruptcy on debts of almost $800,000. she faces three civil lawsuits, but most of the
for victims of hurricane sandy which hit the northeast over three months ago. >>> the pentagon is about to expand its cyber-security force five-fold to meet increasing threats against the nation's computer networks. the expansion would add 4,000 people to a unit that only has 900 employees now. >>> back in 199 the colorado grand jurying worked into the death of. jon benet ramsey looked into the parents on child abuse. >>> grab thinks football has to change because of dangerous hits. he thinks it would be better for players. >> casey anthony has filed for bankruptcy on debts of almost $800,000. she faces three civil lawsuits. most of the money is owed to her defense attorney. >> and sea foam in one coastal town of australia. streets were flood with these bubbles as well as the air. rough water whipped up the foam and brought it on shore. the fluffy stuff was up to ten feet in some areas and made for a few good photo opes. >>> migraine sufferers, listen up. a new treatment is in the works. coated glasses that block wave lengths of light are being developed. most migraine patients are sens
declared a of emergency. seven people were killed on sunday. the victims of superstar sandy may be about to get some relief from the government. it has been almost three months since the storm hit the east coast. the bill was passed by the house last week. president obama said he will sign it as soon as it crosses his desk. >> how would you like your banks at the airport to come to you? united airlines will deliver your bags to your doorstep for a cost. $49.95 for 3 to 8 bags. twitter has a problem. cracker barrel wants to give you a taste of home in your home. jane king has the bloomberg business report. did i read that right? >> good morning. i'm afraid you did. there's some bad news. the weather forecast is better than last year but not enough to cover corn and soybean. cracker barrel wants to sell its own brand of food in grocery stores. this follows similar moves by other restaurants. the s&p and a five-year high. people are talking about dow 14,000. we are not far away. this morning there is a quiet start to things. we'll get returns from yahoo!. have you tried out twitter's new se
on a $51 billion aid package for victims of superstorm sandy. the bill was approved in the house earlier this month. editors expected to approve the measure and send to president obama this week. today, you may want to pay in cash rather than credit. >> to explain that, let's go live to bloomberg headquarters in new york. good morning. >> good morning. you may reconsider whipping up the credit card when shopping. that is because, as of yesterday retail merchant can charge credit card users a surcharge. it is known as a swiit is up to four percent of the total purchase price. it stems from a big class- action lawsuit between credit card companies and retailers from 2005. the killers who do this are required to have notices at the store entrance and registers. you do want to keep looking for that. 10 states do have laws restricting any type of surcharge fees. unfortunately, the district is not included on that list. also, google is getting about 1400 requests a month for user e-mails and documents. the tech giant says it will only go so far to help uncle sam. it is organizing an effort to
this morning. the senate is expected to approve more than $50 billion in aid for victims of hurricane sandy which hit the northeast over three months ago. >>> the pentagon is about to expand its cyber-security force five-fold to meet increasing threats against the nation's computer networks. the expansion would add 4,000 people to a unit that only has 900 employees now. >>> two oil barges hit a railroad bridge on the mississippi river near vicksburg and began leading crude oil. the coast guard says a leaking tank filled with 80,000 gallons of crude has been contained. >>> back in 1999, the colorado grand jury looking into the death of jonbenet ramsey voted to indict her parents on charges resulting in her death. but the court said there was not enough evidence in the case. >>> president obama is a football fan that thinks the game will have to change because of the danger from the violent hits involved. the public told the new republic it will be better for the players, especially those still in college. >>> casey anthony has filed for bankruptcy on debts of almost $800,000. she faces three
on a $50 billion aid package for victims of superstorm sandy. a bill was approved in the house earlier this month. senators expect to approve the measure it and then send it to president obama this week. >> a bipartisan group of senators said to announce the foundation of what could be sweeping immigration reform legislation. the senators will unveil the plan during a news conference this afternoon. it is expected to include tougher border security and a pathway to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants already in the united states. president obama will travel to nevada tomorrow to lay out n reform. >> you can feel the bus already. six days away from the super bowl where the baltimore ravens will take on the san francisco 49ers. -- you can feel the buzz. >> baltimore gave them a sendoff. suzanne is at the inner harbor with players and fans. i imagine they're getting pretty excited. >> they are pretty excited. a great way to spend your lunchtime. even the rain and cold weather is not keeping these ravens fans away. they are bundled up, wearing red and black, here to give the
and directors are putting together a benefit. proceeds going towards the sandy school support fund. . the miami heat now paying a visit to the nation's capitol. greeted by the president congratulating them on the championship. >> today is the day we appreciate bubble wrap. the 12th year for bubble wrap appreciation day. bubble wrap was called air cap. >>> next time you swipe your card you might be saving money if you choose debit rather than credit. stores are charging fees to customers part of a settlement between visa, mastercard and nine banks, charged 1.5% for a purchase if you use the credit card. i doesn't apply to debit transactions. >>> if you looked out the window, the big story now is the weather. >> a big issue throughout the course of the day. this is going to effect the commute and maybe affect the pep rally today. >> it's going to effect the commute this morning. we will deal with ice as we come home from work, we could be seeing rain across the area, still, it's going to be a dicey commute both ways. satellite and radar, picking up on a mess of weather, to the north, you are deal
hail. >> reporter: reporting for abc news new york. >>> three months after superstorm sandy devastated parts of the northeast, the senate is close to voting on a $50 billion emergency relief bill. some are complaining it withed a to the nation's debt. others are optimistic they have the vets needed. if it passes, the president will shine it. the house passed the measure two weeks ago. president obama met with police chiefs affected by mass shootings in the past year. the president wants input on gun violence. obama's pushing congress to pass stricter gun control laws. >>> the ravens arrived in new orleans just over an hour ago. thousands showed up at the amphitheater for a huge pep rally. they will have media day. they'll refocus on practice for the super bowl. >>> we're hoping to see you in new orleans as we team up with the st. bernard project in new orleans. we're helping to build homes for two families. you can help make this happen. just a few hours of your time -- that's all we need. head to abc2news.com/ravens for nola. you don't have to have special skills. if you can't make it
hurricane sandy relief package is manned for 5:30. and tomorrow senators will take up the confirmation vote of the nomination of massachusetts senator john kerry to be the next secretary of state. live coverage here on c-span the. c-span2. a bipartisan group of senators today will unveil immigration proposals at a news conference at 2:30 eastern with live coverage on c-span. this is ahead of a speech president obama will give on immigration policy tomorrow in las vegas. and wanted to tell you a little bit more about some of the new members of the 113th congress from massachusetts. democratic elizabeth warren, who defeated incumbent senator scott brown, was an early advocate for the formation of the consumer financial protection bureau and is the first woman to represent massachusetts in the senate. over in the house, joseph kennedy will represent the state's 4th district. he's the grandson of former u.s. attorney general and presidential nominee robert f. kennedy. ♪ ♪ >> if we turn away from the needs of others, we align ourselves with those forces which are bringing about this sufferin
, just moments ago, the senate passed a bill providing aid for victims of hurricane sandy. after weeks of delay from house republicans, the bill includes $50 billion of aid for storm recovery. it now goes to president obama to sign into law. the senate also defeated a republican amendment that sought to offset the sandy aid with spending cuts. without enough college graduates to fill them. that's why at devry university, we're teaming up with companies like cisco to help make sure everyone is ready with the know-how we need for a new tomorrow. [ male announcer ] make sure america's ready. make sure you're ready. at devry.edu/knowhow. ♪ behind the silver of philadelphia cream cheese. it always begins with fresh, local milk, blended with real wholesome cream. going fresh from the farm, to our fridge, in just six days. because we believe in fresh taste. that's the way we set the standard for intensely rich, luscious flavor. so our story of fresh taste always ends... deliciously. when it comes to taste, philadelphia sets the standard. >>> president obama is going right after the right wi
violence prevention and children's safety focusing on issues related to the massacre at sandy hook elementary school. it gives residents a chance to weigh in. there was three subcommittees on school safety, mental health awareness and gun control. >>> lawmakers on capitol hill will tackle gun control. the senate judiciary committee will begin hearings on wednesday following president obama's suggestions to curb gun violence. some of his suggestions include universal background checks and a ban on assault weapons. the president could face opposition from his own party. pro gun democratic senators in alaska, arkansas and montana are all up for reelection in 2014 and have said they are unsure about the president's proposals. >>> today a rally in support of repealing the death penalty in maryland. this afternoon the relatives of five murder victims will join a rally in annapolis. they're supporting the push to repeal the state's death penalty. it's organized by the maryland citizens against state executions. >>> a large barge carrying 80 dpals of oil hit a bridge causing an oil spill i
, sales not meeting analysts. they blame the winner weather and superstorm sandy and some people are saying they should look internally but not good numbers for joseph a. bank. lori: sums it up. thank you. melissa: s&p lowering rating on illinois on the concerns that it is failing to address the $96 billion pension fund deficit. we have the trait treasurer of illinois and he joins us now. dan, tell me the practical implication of this. i know your pension fund they say is only 35% funded. they consider 80% to be healthy. this is really about your pension. what is the implication of the downgrade? >> well, for the taxpayers i think it is two things. one is a real psychological. you keep hearing about how illinois is doing so bad, whether moody's, standard & poor's or fitch but the other the fact when illinois goes into the bond market it costs us more money than if we were for example a aaa rated state like other states in the nation r it costs more in interest on the long-term type of debt we're looking to go into. melissa: they say you have weakened pension fund ratios and a lac
to shrink in the market when all the sandy rebuild is going to go into the economy. i could see second quarter, third quarter a real acceleration because of the sandy spend. >> we have to leave it there. we appreciate that. thank you so much. >>> yahoo shares up nearly 30% since marissa mayer. >> stuck in neutral for a couple years. we got to see a number better than last year's $446 million. that could be harder than ever. one yahoo's been redesigning pages to make user friendly. two don't have ads. so those are potential head winds. one possibility is search revenue it ends up picking up the slack. >> all right, jon. thank you so much. >>> we're in the final stretch. 50 minutes before the closing bell sounds for the day. good movers with individual names now. >> how do you make the moves in the market? the pros on how to play these milestones are coming up. >>> then toyota knocking gm out of the top auto maker spot. does that mean you should buy into toyota and avoid gm stock now? >>> and we'll bring you the yahoo earnings release. will marissa mayer prove herself this quarter? you c
to stop donating money to the scouts. a $50 billion disaster aid measure for victims of hurricane sandy moved toward final approval this evening in the u.s. senate. the house passed the bill two weeks ago over the opposition of some conservatives. they wanted offsetting spending cuts to avoid adding to the nation's debt. democrat tom harkin of iowa is the latest member of the u.s. senate to say he's retiring. harkin announced saturday that he won't seek reelection in 2014. he cited his age: he's 73, and would be 81 at the end of another term. harkin was first elected in 1984. his signature legislative work is the 1990 americans with disabilities act. the city of santa maria in southern brazil was in mourning today for 231 people killed in a weekend nightclub fire. police said they'd detained three people in connection with the blaze and were on the hunt for a fourth. we have a report narrated by neil connery of independent television news. >> reporter: the most painful journey has begun. family after family carefully carry those they lost to the funerals of the nightclub fire victims be
sandy hook so we had 26 and 20 of them children are all dead so what difference does it make what kind of gun the shooter used or whether he was crazy. what difference does it make? it makes a lot of difference. we want to prevent it from happening again and hold those responsible who are indeed accountable for the crime f. a drunk driver kills a child in a car accident, we don't say what difference does it make? we want to know why did he get drunk and drive. it makes all of the difference in the world . americans still don't know the answers and we have a right to demand what they are. kentucky senator ram paul said he would have relieved her of her post if he was president and he was equally as tough on the man who was to succeed her. things got heated when senator paul asked kerry about the recent controversial aid package to egypt. >> you heard president morsi's comments about zionist and israelis being blood suckers and descendants was apes and pigs. do you think it is wise to send them f-16. >> i think those comments are reprehensible and degrading and unacceptable by anybody's
october's super storm sandy. the senate approved a 60 billion aid package for the hard-hit region in late december. house speaker john boehner scrap the vote on the bill before the clock ran out on congress last january 1st. >> the new this morning federal investigators as saying the 787 that experienced a battery fire earlier this month was delivered to japan air lines less than three weeks before the fire. the national as adjacent ward says the plane only recorded 169 flight hours and 22 flights when the fire erupted in one of the airlines to lithium ion batteries on january 7th. the fire occurred at logan address all airport shortly after the plane landed. a second battery incident led to an emergency landing by another 787 in japan on january 16th. the 787 fleet has since been grounded. though the faa may have stopped going from flying a 787 dream liner is, the company is moving forward with production. a boeing spokesperson confirms the company is not only keeping its current production schedule for the jets but it also plans to double protection production by the end of the year. ha
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